Dark Knight Rises - Tom Hardy As Bane Revealed With A New Viral Campaign
Reported by Jay Cochran - 12:06 PM 2011.05.20
A new "Dark Knight Rises" viral campaign has kicked off today giving us our first look at actor Tom Hardy as the villain Bane for the upcoming 3rd movie in the Christopher Nolan Bat-Trilogy.
The way it works is you go to the new "Dark Knight Rises" website at www.TheDarkKnightRises.com
where you will hear a muffled voice say "#thefirerises." This should then lead you to Twitter where you will want to follow http://twitter.com/thefirerises
With everyone who follows that account it brings you one step closer to building the image which reveals Tom Hardy as Bane. The mosaic can be found at www.thedarkknightrises.com/image.html
. Course if you don't want to have to go through all that then you can just scope out the image below.
The screenplay for “The Dark Knight Rises” is written by Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan, story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer. The film is being produced by Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Charles Roven, who previously teamed on “Batman Begins” and the record-breaking blockbuster “The Dark Knight.” The executive producers are Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy and Thomas Tull, with Jordan Goldberg serving as co-producer. “The Dark Knight” is based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. Batman was created by Bob Kane.
“The Dark Knight Rises” is a presentation of Warner Bros. Pictures, in association with Legendary Pictures. Slated for release on July 20, 2012, the film will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.